Daughter of Spokane sheriff injuredJuly 15, 2014 @ 10:05 am
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- The daughter of Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich (kuh-NEZ-oh-vich) has been hospitalized after a firefighting accident in Wyoming.
Jessica Knezovich is the acting fire chief of Sweetwater County in Wyoming.
KHQ-TV reports that on Monday afternoon she was fighting a fire in the Red Desert area. As she was working on a downed tree, it flared back up.
Deputy Mark Gregory says she suffered second and third degree burns to her legs.
Her injuries are not life-threatening.
Information from: KHQ-TV, http://msnbc.msn.com/id/3082888/
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